Mary Genevieve (Albrecht) Graham, 75, of Independence, Mo., passed away October 24, 2009, at her home surrounded by her family.  

Mary Genevieve (Albrecht) Graham, 75, of Independence, Mo., passed away October 24, 2009, at her home surrounded by her family.  

Visitation: McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home at 47th & Blue Ridge Blvd. on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Friends may call 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with memorial service beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Mary leaves to cherish her precious memory, her loving husband of 56 years, Peter J. Graham Sr., seven children: Peter J. Graham Jr. (Kim), Ronald L. Graham, Cathy S. Copenhaver (Steve), Steven P. Graham (Jo Ann), Karen L. Greer, Thomas E. Graham (Anita), David M. Graham and  God-daughter, Debi Quirarte. She also leaves a sister Joyce E. Ascensio (Anthony), 24 grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph V. & Lula G. Albrecht, her sister Betty A. Albrecht & her brother, Carl V. Albrecht. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics or Harvesters Community Food Network.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Omega Health Care.